Beau Is Afraid Movie (2023):
Beau Is Afraid is an upcoming American mystery horror comedy-drama film written and directed by Ari Aster. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix as Beau along with Nathan Lane, Patti LuPone, Amy Ryan, Kylie Rogers, Parker Posey, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Hayley Squires, Michael Gandolfini, Zoe Lister-Jones, and Richard Kin in supporting roles.
Principal photography was scheduled to begin on June 28, 2021, and conclude in October. The film was shot in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, an off-island suburb of Montreal in Quebec, with cinematographer Pawel Pogorzelski and production designer Fiona Crombie.
The film is produced by Aster and Lars Knudsen under the banner of A24 and Square Peg. Beau Is Afraid is scheduled to be released in the United States on April 21, 2023, by A24.
Beau Is Afraid Movie Information:
|Movie Name||Beau Is Afraid|
|Release Date||April 21, 2023|
|Running Time||179 minutes|
Stephen McKinley Henderson
|Directed by||Ari Aster|
|Written by||Ari Aster|
|Produced by||Ari Aster|
|Cinematography by||Pawel Pogorzelski|
|Edited by||Lucian Johnston|
|Music by||Bobby Krlic|
|Box Office Collection||TBA|
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Beau Is Afraid Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
Beau Is Afraid is described as a “decades-spanning surrealist horror film set in an alternate present”, in which Phoenix plays an “extremely anxious but pleasant-looking man who has a fraught relationship with his overbearing mother and never knew his father. When his mother dies, he makes a journey home that involves some wild supernatural threats”.
Beau Is Afraid Movie Cast and Characters:
- Joaquin Phoenix as Beau, An incredibly neurotic man who must make a bizarre journey home to visit his mother.
- Armen Nahapetian as young Beau
- Patti LuPone as Beau’s Mother
- Zoe Lister-Jones as a young version of Beau’s mother
- Nathan Lane as Roger
- Amy Ryan as Grace
- Kylie Rogers as Toni
- Parker Posey as Elaine
- Stephen McKinley Henderson
- Denis Ménochet as Jeeves
- Hayley Squires as Elaine
- Michael Gandolfini
- Richard Kind
- Joe Cobden as Brian Galloway
Interesting Facts About Beau Is Afraid Movie:
- In February 2021, A24 announced the film, then titled Disappointment Blvd., as its third partnership with Aster, following Hereditary (2018) and Midsommar (2019), with Joaquin Phoenix on board to star.
- Speculation is that this film is a full-length version of the writer/director’s prior short film “Beau”, now as “Beau Is Afraid”. A 2014 draft script of the full-length version has been circulated on the internet and is widely admired and anticipated by fans of the writer/director.
- Longtime Aster collaborator Billy Mayo was speculated to play in the lead role until his passing.